Kirkland's Edwin del Hierro to Speak at Private Equity Leaders Forum 2009, Buying a Failed Bank

Edwin del Hierro, Partner in the Corporate Practice Group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Speaking at's Private Equity Leaders Forum 2009 on December 10th in New York City.

New York, NY, November 18, 2009 --( Edwin del Hierro, partner in the Corporate Practice Group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, a 1,500-attorney law firm representing global clients in complex corporate and tax, litigation, dispute resolution and arbitration, restructuring, and intellectual property and technology matters, will speak at Private Equity Leaders Forum 2009, "Buying a Failed Bank: Opportunities and Pitfalls" (, on December 10th, New York City. Top level executives, businessmen, investors, bankers, lawyers, consultants and professionals in general are making Private Equity Leaders Forum 2009 their source of information for the issues and challenges surrounding buying or making a significant investment at failed banks.

Mr. del Hierro has more than 20 years of experience in representing banks, investment banks and institutional lenders in connection with transactional aspects of financial services law, including counseling institutions in capital formation transactions, mergers and acquisitions and complex financings. He also has significant experience representing private equity and other investors in both control and non-control investments in financial institutions, and advises some of the largest banks in the United States in the design and development of capital-qualified debt and equity securities. Mr. del Hierro's representative clients have included JPMorgan Chase and U.S. Bank, among others.

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Edgar Perez